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Tonight, 16 new members headed to the Greyhound Athletic Hall of Fame

By Editor | August 18, 2022

Former Paris football coach David Buchanan will be the guest speaker for this evening’s festivities   PRESS RELEASE I For The Citizen   PARIS, KY – David Buchanan could simply be introduced as a “Football Guy”, but that would not do him justice. One will quickly notice this by reading his mission statement, “…to pursue…

Bourbon County sending a bus load of athletes to the 2A state track and field meet

By Editor | May 28, 2022

Paris, headed by Taesha Speaks and Briley Cline, as well as Nicholas County, will also have participants at the state meet     IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   LEXINGTON, KY – The KHSAA just released the performance list and the roster by school for all events, including unified/adapted for Class 1A, 2A, and 3A…

Earlywine brothers (Luke and Noah) headed back to state after winning Region 10 (doubles) tennis title

By Editor | May 26, 2022

Senior Katie Mulcahy and eighth grader Aysha Garza will represent the Lady Colonels at state as individuals   STORY SUBMITTED I For The Citizen   ALEXANDRIA, KY – The Bourbon County High School boys and girls tennis team participated in the 10th Region Tennis Tournament between Friday, May 20 and Tuesday, May 24 at Campbell…

Baseball Colonels pull away late to take down crosstown rival Paris

By Editor | April 26, 2022

Freshman Kade Hilander finished his evening fanning 12 batters   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS, KY – Yesterday at Cary Barr Field, the visiting Bourbon County Colonels jumped out to an early 4-0 lead before the homestanding Paris Greyhounds rallied back to cut it to 4-3 but only to see Coach Nelson Faris’…

Lady Colonel softball program honors retired long-time coach Tony Sosby

By Editor | April 7, 2022

  Sosby, the 11th all-time winningest softball coach in Kentucky, took the Bourbon program from nothing to something    IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS, KY – Coach Tony Sosby’s name will always be remembered when it comes to softball at Bourbon County High School, after the program honored the long-time coach last week…

A former Lady Colonel enjoying her ride as part of the undefeated Transylvania women’s basketball team

By Editor | March 9, 2022

The third-ranked Pioneers will play in the NCAA Division III sectional semifinal on Friday   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   LEXINGTON, KY – The Transylvania women’s basketball team is having a remarkable year after rolling through the regular season undefeated, en route to their fourth straight Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship, while claiming the…

Paris’ epic comeback erases 19-point deficit in 63-56 win over Montgomery County; Hounds will play top ranked GRC for the district title tonight

By Editor | February 23, 2022

The Greyhounds closed the 40th district tournament game on an astonishing 36-10 run IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@ol.com   MT. STERLING, KY – What an incredible night to witness the grit and the character of a Paris team that most haven’t seen all year. Coach George Baker’s team showed a ton of heart against host Montgomery…

Billy Reed, iconic and often controversial Kentucky sportswriter, dies at 78

By Editor | February 6, 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Billy Reed, 78, an icon among sportswriters everywhere, has died at Northern Suburban Hospital in Louisville after a long illness, according to a post Saturday by Northern Kentucky Tribune. Battling liver disease, Reed had been in and out of the hospital after a fall at his alma mater, Transylvania University, last summer,…

Lady Colonels Volleyball seniors chasing history tonight at the 40th District Tournament

By Editor | October 19, 2021

Following their epic come from behind win over Harrison County, their first over the Fillies in 18 years   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS, KY – On a night that saw the team honor the late Betty Watson with a “Green Out” Coach Janet Thacker’s Lady Colonel Volleyball team celebrated their first victory…

Six new members inducted into the Greyhound Athletic Hall of Fame

By Editor | September 30, 2021

PARIS HIGH SCHOOL … “WHERE TRADITION NEVER GRADUATES”   They joined a slew of other former athletes, coaches and contributors   STORY SUBMITTED I Hall of Fame Committee   PARIS, KY – In a special ceremony that was held at halftime of the Paris Greyhounds versus Fleming County football game at Blanton Collier Stadium last…